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26 Apr
Home of the Oscars
Special Event Home of the Oscars

The 2021 Oscar nominees are here, and once again we're super proud to have been one of the few cinemas in Australia to screen all 8 of the Best Picture nominees over the past year.

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06 Apr
Cult Classics
Retro Showcase Cult Classics

Our Cult Classics calendar includes silver screen masterpieces from the 40s through to now.

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18 Apr
Six Minutes to Midnight – Members' Preview
Members Screening Six Minutes to Midnight – Members' Preview

Members see Dame Judi Dench in this thrilling WWII drama based on true events.

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20 Apr
Rosemary's Way: Q&A Event
Q&A Screening Rosemary's Way: Q&A Event

Join us for a screening of this inspiring documentary followed by a Q&A with the star Rosemary Kariuki and director Ros Horin, moderated by writer Arnold Zable.

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21 Apr
Film and Frothies: Mortal Kombat
Film and Frothies Film and Frothies: Mortal Kombat

Enjoy a preview of Mortal Kombat with a complimentary KAIJU! Krush on arrival*, plus cheap frothies from the bar until close

Select Your Fighter
25 Apr
First Cow – Members' Preview
Members Screening First Cow – Members' Preview

Members preview this touching and acclaimed period drama from visionary director Kelly Reichardt

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28 Apr
Film and Frothies: Wrath of Man
Film and Frothies Film and Frothies: Wrath of Man

Enjoy a preview of Wrath of Man with a complimentary KAIJU! beer on arrival*, plus cheap frothies from the bar all night.

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02 May
June Again - Preview Event
Special Event June Again - Preview Event

Join us for a preview of June Again followed by a pre-recorded Q&A with Margaret Pomeranz and stars of the film Claudia Karvan, Noni Hazlehurst & Stephen Curry.

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08 May
Boyz 'n the Hood – 30th Anniversary
Special Event Boyz 'n the Hood – 30th Anniversary

Join us for a one off screening of Boyz 'n the Hood. 30 years since John Singleton presented this powerful and unflinching film that looks at growing up in inner-city Los Angeles.

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09 May
Birth Time: the documentary - Mothers Day Special
Special Limited Season Birth Time: the documentary - Mothers Day Special

Three women embark on a mission to find out why an increasing number of women are emerging from their births physically and emotionally traumatised.

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23 May
My Name is Gulpilil – Members' Preview
Members Screening My Name is Gulpilil – Members' Preview

Members preview this moving and insightful documentary on David Gulpilil, one of Australia's most beloved actors.

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30 May
Breaking Bread - Pita Preview
Special Event Breaking Bread - Pita Preview

Including a delicious snack from Falafel Omissi on entry.

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10 Jun
David Lynch Retrospective
Retro Showcase David Lynch Retrospective

We're showcasing all ten feature films by the master of surreal cinema, David Lynch, to commemorate his 75th birthday.

Open the Blue Box.
13 Jun
Jean-Pierre Melville: Master of Shadows and Silence
Retro Showcase Jean-Pierre Melville: Master of Shadows and Silence

Discover the essence of French cool with our essential Jean-Pierre Melville retrospective, featuring six stunning features.

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23 Jul
Almodóvar!
Retro Showcase Almodóvar!

A complete retrospective of the master of melodrama's films.

ATAME!
25 Jul
Seven Beauties: The Films of Lina Wertmüller
Retro Showcase Seven Beauties: The Films of Lina Wertmüller

Seven of the irreverent, rule-breaking director's best films.

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Hitchcock Retrospective
Showcase Hitchcock Retrospective

We're bringing nearly the entire oeuvre of the Master of Suspense himself back to the big screen.

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Open Caption Sessions
Open Caption Sessions

Weekly open caption sessions for anyone who needs it.

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BYO Baby at Classic
BYO Baby at Classic

Crying, kicking, screaming is welcome, and that goes for the babies as well. 

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Classic Southside
Classic Southside

Jazz, comedy and talks are back at Classic Southside.

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Art and Theatre on Screen
Showcase Art and Theatre on Screen

Presenting fine art and theatre on The Big Screen. 

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Ari Jacob Live at Classic Southside
Music Ari Jacob Live at Classic Southside

Ari Jacob returns to Melbourne from Tel Aviv, with new music and experiences to share.

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Classic Matinees
Retro Showcase Classic Matinees

They had style, they had grace. Special matinee screenings of the greatest and most glamourous pictures from Hollywood and beyond. Don't just stand there, let's get to it!

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Classic Rooftop
Rooftop Classic Rooftop

Come up and see us sometime.

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Comedy at Classic: Live
Southside Comedy at Classic: Live

Join us for Monday night comedy featuring some of Melbourne's best comedians!

LMAO
Dude, It's a Coen Bros. Retrospective
Retro Showcase Dude, It's a Coen Bros. Retrospective

You're entering a world of pain.

CALL IT.
Fellini Retrospective
Retro Showcase Fellini Retrospective

We’re celebrating the larger-than-life Italian maestro filmmaker Federico Fellini with a retrospective of almost all of his incredible films.

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Film and Frothies Preview Screenings
Film and Frothies Film and Frothies Preview Screenings

Enjoy previews of these fresh films with a complimentary Kaiju Krush! on arrival*, plus cheap frothies from the bar until close.

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Limited Edition Classic Tote Bags for Sale
Special Promotion Limited Edition Classic Tote Bags for Sale

Our new limited edition tote is a must-have accessory for any serious cinephile.

BUY NOW.
Limited Edition Classic T-Shirts and Masks For Sale
Special Promotion Limited Edition Classic T-Shirts and Masks For Sale

Attention Classic superfans! We have a limited supply of Classic t-shirts and masks for sale in the gift shop!

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New Music Classics: Live Experimental and New Music
Southside New Music Classics: Live Experimental and New Music

Every second Thursday at Classic Southside.

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Nicole Kidman Retrospective
Retro Showcase Nicole Kidman Retrospective

A 13-film salute to Our Nic.

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